ACB Chairman hopeful of Rashid to be awarded State Medal

ACB Chairman Mr. Farhan Yusefzai says he has requested H.E President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani to award star Afghan spinner Rashid Khan with a state medal after the latter achieved a historic landmark in his career winning the ICC T20I Player of the Decade award.

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ACB Chairman hopeful of Rashid to be awarded State Medal

Referring to Rashid’s achievements, Mr.Yusefzai offered his congratulations and remarked, “When I was appointed as ACB Chairman, Rashid was the captain of the national team. After consultations, we decided that it would be better if Rashid is freed from the burden of captaincy and allowed to focus more on his game. “He further continued,” Therefore, as a player, Rashid Khan enhanced his performance further and continued to shine at the global stage.”

Rashid Khan was declared the ICC T20I Cricketer of the Decade yesterday having already been featured in the ICC T20I Team of the Decade a day earlier.

Meanwhile, Afghanistan Cricket Board also intends to celebrate Rashid Khan’s historic achievement in an event soon.